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Bartow County’s Mineral industries
Injuriously Affected by the liiter-
I state Commerce Law—A Hog- at Cuth
bert Living Without Eating—A Pine
ville Merchant. Burned Out by Incen
Hon. W. D. Kelley ha-, been invited to
visit Macon.
S. L. Fuller, of Clarksville, had hit. thigh
broken by a falling tree Friday.
It J rumored that Capt S. Dalton Mitch
ell will be a candidate for Chief of Police of
Athens at the next election.
The Cartersville Courant-American has
donned a neat new dress. It is one of the
best weekly papers published in the South.
There is said to lx- a large pot of gold
buried on a lot now being excavated on
Clayton street, at Athens. If there is it will
be found. „
A young gentleman of Columbus, being
offered as many rip' banana.- as he could eat
forfiOo., quickly put himself on the outside
of thirteen large ones and feels all serene yet.
R. A. Stokes lost a residence on his place,
(seven miles from Dawson, in’ fire last Thurs
day. It was occupied by Mat Parker (col
ored), who lost everything he had. There
was no iusurauce.
Hartwell Sun: The Savannah News is
printed on beautiful new type. It is now
the handsomest daily in the State, is one of
the most systematic and re.il'blo news
gatherers and is always filled with choice
W. M. Livingston’s dry house at his saw
ill, four miles north of Dawson, was de-
hy fire last Friday night with 10,-
feet of lumber, which would have been
fcken out the following Monday. There
jyas no insurance.
R Blakely News: The “old reliable” Sa
vannah' News is all right on the tariff. It
•oesn't deal in the vagaries of protection
and is free from the absurdities put forward
ySy the extravagant indorsers of Sam Ran-
Ipell—the renegade to the Democratic party.
■ S. Bailey, the greatfruit raiser at. Mu xeys,
Hr ports bis entire first crop of strawberries
lei lied by the late cold. This is quite a con
Hrlerable loss, but Mr. Bailey consoles him-
B’.f that he has a fine prospect, for early
Hfcspberries, a crop from which Mi - . Bailey
fjptalim a good profit each season,
n The store house and stock of goods of Mr.
.B F. Mathews, near Pinevtlle, was burned
Sunday night. The general impression is
odtuH the store was robbed and burned to
#ver the theft. It was partially insured.
is the second time Mr. Mathews has
htd the misfortune of having his shire
RCamden Superior Court adjourned
. Wednesday night last. Oneof the principal
tried'was that of Hon. Anthony \v il-
Ke. Representative from that county to the
Georgia Legislature. He was charged with
■fcarrving eoncealed weapons.” His honor
’.jfcfcve him a jilaster of SSO by way of gentle
BA Hartwell gentleman says he has it from
Mfcost trustworthy authority that an organ
ised movement is on foot secretly among
the colored people of Hart county to emi
?<4|rate en masse to Arkansas this summer,
and that it is their intention to leave their
ipinployers “in the suds,” as it were, with
out warning.
KAt Athens the Young Men's Christian As
SkK'iationJhas selected a lot for the new bus Id-
Hag it proposes to erect this summer. The
Raw is on the northwest comer of Clayton
■fed Lumpkin streets, where Dr. Wade's
aafcfth'Q now stands. The association has a lot
front by 10> feet deep, with the op-
Span of making it 115 feet iictq>. The pribe
iß'eod upon by the parties is $3,500.
On Monday tie ease of ,1. L. Hoyt against.
Dougherty county, contesting the right of
the County Commissioners to issue Ixinds
under the' recent election for building a
bridge, came up liefore the Supreme Courts
On Tuesday the decision was rendered,
which affirmed the judgment of the court
•below. This will remove all existing re
straint, and the Commissioners will, in all
probability, proceed with the erection of?
the proposed bridge. *
Recently tlie slashers of the various cot ton
Bulls of Augusta jietitioiuxi the Alanufac
ttirers’ Association for an increase of wages.
The presidents have declined to grant an
advance at present, but ir, is thought they
will voluntarily make a neat raise in the
pay of their operatives—that is, just as soon
as they find that the improvement in manu
facturing circles is permanent. The cotton
hands, however, are all in good spirit, nnd
feel that they will bo acted by fairly.
The colored Knights of Labor in Macon
are moving in the mat ter of an improvement
company of their own. There are to lie
2,000 shares at $3 a share, ami each member
is required to take two or more. The first,
s•'! must be paid within six months and the
second shares to lie paid for at the end of
twelve months. With tlie SO,OOO so raised
they are to purchase 500acresof land within
a few miles of Macon and divide it up in
half-acre lots upon which they are to build
them homes.
The mail brought to Macon Friday a box
from Dr. T. F. Walker, of Cochran, con
taining a radish that, looked for all the world
like a human hand. Accompanying tlxo
freak was Die following note from the doc
tor: “I send you herewith a radish raised
by Mr. Butler, not, far from here, which, as
you will st-\ is vegetable nature's effort to
imitate animal nature in the shape of a per
fect imitation of a human band, made ab
normal by a gunshot wound and subsequent
erysipelatous inflammation. ”
At Athens Friday Fred, the 2-year-old
*on of J. H Reaves, fell from the second
story window of the homo on Hill street to
the 'ground below. The distance was be
tween lfi and lb feet, and when the little fel
low was first picked up It was thought be
was dead. He remained insensible for a
long time, but finally rallied a little. No
bones were broken, but he was severely in
jured internally, us was indicated by the
blood that caine from his ears and mouth.
The little follow is getting on as well as can
be expected.
A gentleman living a few miles from
Cuthbeit tolls of a hog he lias which is pv
culiarly affected. There is nothing appa
rently ailing it except that for three weeks
or more it has refused to eat or drink, and
seems to have lost its eyesight, though no
Afect can be seen in tlie eyes. His little son
Las been in tho habit of feeding the hog,
which was kept in a pen. A little more than
throe weeks ago tlie boy repoi-tcd that tho
hog refused to eat corn oi drink water.
Sirx'e then the only food or drink it lias
taken is a drench of meal anil water given it
daily. It, goes about apparently well, and
has lost very little fliwo, hut walks up
against fences or anything that may be in
its way. The case is living watched cue
fully by the owner of the hog, who promises
to report final results.
Aaron Collins and James Stephens, who
pwn a rich manganese bank near the Rar
tmy county paujier plantation, closed n
trade with Charles Ha-let, of Pennsylvania,
lest ’Saturday, by which he has a lease of
the mine tor five yeaiu. he (laying royalty
on every ton of ore raised, and u monthly
rental while the mine is idle. Arrangements
will be made to put a large force, at work,
sufficient lo work the mine to its fullest ra
pacity. Mte hlnery, engiues nnd washers
will bo put in to secure toe quick handling
of the ore in nil kinds of weather. The
property will bo worked quite different from
the other mines in this section and in the
most improved order. Sir. Haslett is rep
resenting a large company of unlimited
means, who need the ore for their largo mills
in Pennsylvania. Operations mil com
me.uiT inside of ten (.lays. " •
Th >re Ir some excitement among the neb
tiers In the upper-part of Marlon county,
ihe portion lying west of the Ueneva read
nud biilwwi tlie Wall's place aqd Box
Kprings, by flie disnppearnnec of cal vnt aud
Hie appearem-e of a strange wild beast
winch tho people of that section have not
yet boon able to rapture W. B. McCrary
says at least a dozen calves have been de
voured by this beast during the past several
months. One calf was found the second
day after its disappearance, and it was al
most completely destroyed. The signs on
tho ground where this calf was killed show
that there was a considerable scuffle and the
tracks of the blast of prey showed it to lie
of large size—much larger than a dog.
Several parties in that neighborhood have
seen it, but they were so badly frightened
that they could give hut a vague idea of it.
Cartersville Con rant-American: Be
tween 300 and 500 hand? have been em
ployed in the ore banks of Bartow county,
and the money paid them in wages went
considerably toward swelling our city trade.
This immense amount of lalxir is now idly,
all on account of-the new interstate com
merce law. Mr. Woodward, of New York,
who has long been identified with our min
ing interests and who employed a great
many hands in raising ore, telegraphed to
his superintendent, Mr. Miles Dobbins, Jr.,
to stop operations until satisfactory rates
could lie secured. The rate now to Pitts
burg is nearly $1 50 more on the ton than
formerly. This, Mr. Woodward states,
takes off most of the profits and he does not
wish to mine the ore simply to enrich the
railroads. Other mines in the county have
shut down and unless some reljef is had our
mineral interests will surely suffer.
The Cartersville Land Company have set
apart fifty acres of the land, just "in the sub
urbs of town, upon which is to be located
the furnaces of the Etowah Iron nnd Man
ganese Company, and upon which is to be
concentrated every industry of said com
pany. The site selected for these works is
most eligibly situated along the line of the
Western and Atlantic railroad. They pro
pose to run railroad tracks and tramways
from its furnaces and rolling mills through
its mineral properties, which is near and
convenient and most accessible to reach.
The work on the furnaces is to begin just as
soon as all the details can be completed. The
Etowah Company is to take large stock in
the laud company aijdare to use every effort
to advance the value of the land of the com
pany. TTio EMlva.li Coinpuity will bring
water for the new city and tlie iron works
from Stamp creek, which everyone knows
to lie pure rreestoue water.
Tlie young schoolmistress at Trenton,
Miss Childress, is very pretty and bright
and quite a* Lille.- A voting man from a
neighboring village mode a desperate effort
to win her favor, but she dislikes him very
much. A few days ago he began to circu
late damaging reports about the young la
dy, which resulted in a nice bit of scandal in
the little town. The stories finally came
to the young lady's ears. Thoroughly
enraged she borrowed a shot gun,
mounted a horse aud went in quest of
her traducer, whom she found in his store
surrounded by a large number of his friends.
Cocking both barrels of her shotgun, which
was loaded with buckshot, she pointed ir at
his head and said: “You villain! Acknowl
edge before these gentlemen that you have
lied about and slandered me, and that there
is no truth in anything yon have said, or I
will this instant blow out your brains!” The
young man, amid the mockery of Ids com
panions, promptly acknowledged all that
was demanded of him. admitting that he
had knowingly slandered the lady, who im
mediately left, escorted by an admiring
The public schools of Orlando close this
The Presbyterian church at, Orlando,
burned a few days ago, is to be rebuilt.
On Thursday evening Bishop Weed will
held a confirmation service at the church at
that place.
Tlie City Council of Orlando has ordered
two additional hose reels aad twelve hun
dred feet more hose.
Thirteen hundred dollars’ worth of money
orders were paid by the Brooksville, post
office Tuesday, of which S9OO worth arrived
Monday night.
Marion county boasts of having five news-
! apery, but Orange county supports nine
-cb. Including two dailies, Orlando having
xjotjt, of the nineteen.
The annual council of the diocese of Flor-
Inj \f ill convene in Gainesville next Wed -
lip.-driy evening, for the transaction of such
business ns may come before them.
The diocese now has fifteen missionaries
in tlie State at. a quarterly cost of $1.1:15, of
winch amount SSOO is paid by the Diocese
itself and sufcis by the general missionary
board of ’the church.
The residence of J. H. Jafvis, a miie
northwest, of Gainesville, was burned at 1
o'clock Friday afternoon from a defective
flue. Most of the contents were saved. Tho
10-s is $1,900, with no insurance. Mr. Jar
vis was absent from borne.
At Live Oak, Rev. J. B Culpepper,
the evangelist. commenced a series
of meetings in tho Methodist church on
Wednesday. Much interest is manifested,
and it; is hoped that much good is beiug ac
complished. Tho church is crowded to its
utmost capacity each night.
Grapes will certainty he plentiful around
Oakland this year. There are lots of young
grapes on Mr. Winkelnmnn’s Delaware
vines, and his scuppcrnongs are powdered
with voting blossoms. Mr. Tilden’s vines
are full also, and he will have nil abundance
of grapes tins summer. He can raiso two
tons ot grapes to the acre in South Apopka.
Marianna Courier: Eight coaches full
(near 500 t Apache Indians, guarded by
United States soldiers, passed our depot
Wednesday evening en route, we under
stand, to Alabama. They were a rough set
of customers in appearance. Lit from the
pencil drawings they threw off to some of
tlie citizens we find there is some artistic
tulpnt among them.
Hon. Samuel H. Blake, of Bangor, Me.,
while eu route home from Florida died bi
Boston April lit from pneumonia contracted
in New York only fast week, Mr. Blake
wl me of the wealthiest and most promi
nent citizens of Bangor, and at one time was
prominent in politics of Maine. He had
large interests in Florida, and had some
money invested in I’alatka and Putnam
county, where he has many friends.
The annual meeting of the Knights of
Labor of Florida will eonvence in Jackson
ville or, next Monday, April 2. There are
a great many assemblies in this State now,
and since the meeting last year seven new
assemblies have been instituted in and
around Jacksonville, making in all in
Jacksonville and vicinity nine as
semblies. It is expected that all the assem
blies of tlji’ State will tie represented and
that the attendance will lie large.
Next Thursday the life-saving corps of the
Jacksonville Fire Department will make an
excursion t<> Si. Augustine, taking their ap
paratus vcith them for the purpose of giving
an exhibition of its workings. Tho party
will lea ve Jacksonville at 9 o clock n. in. and
return at, 5 p. m. While in the Ancient
City they will give an exhibition at the
Ponce de Leon Hotel, where all the neces
sary preparations for tho drill will be made.
While at, St. Augu.il,ine tin* firemen nnd
their friends will bo entertained liy tho fire
department of tin* Ancient City,
At Orlando two years ago J. L. Giles pur
chased a piere of property at tho northwest
corner of Pine and Court streets, with 100
feet frontage on Ifilio street for $3,000. Ho
has sold $3,700 worth out of this place, and
still retains a lot for which he has refused
$3,500. A little over a year ago f>. I). Por
ter purchased from Mr. Giles the corner lot,
fiox3.s, (laying him 33,500. Five months
later Mr. Porter sold to Messrs. Poyutz &
Parromore fof S3.(KjO, and about a "month
ago the Intfir getitleman sold the same piece
to Messrs. Curtis it Fletcher for SI,OOO.
A great religious revival has been in pro
gress at. Cedar Key for ten days past. Hor
vices have lxx>n held morning and evening.
Rev. A, B. Curry, of Gainesville, lias con
ducted the me ings, assisted by Revs. T. E.
Smith, of tho Presbyterian, and J. C. I/*y,
of the Methodist churches. Large number*
have attended the preaching of the Word,
and numbers lmvo professed conversion and
united with the various churches, while
others ore still seeking the way of salvation.
Preaching is held fii the city ball, the
largest building in the place, aud even this
cannot accommodate the crowds that come
Orlando Reporter: It may not be gener
ally known that, when the owner cannot be
found, all valuables found in letters or pack
sent to the dead letter office at Vv ash
ingtou are put up in bundles and sold to the
highest bidder. One of our prominent citi
zens. who was in Washington at the time,
purchased a small envolojie at ono of these
sales containing u gold ring. There is an
inscription upon the outside in French, the
translation of which is, “May he protect
you.” On tlie inside of the ring is “L. B. to
H. M.—F. E. V., 187 !.” It is a plain old
fashioned gold ring, and its failure to reach
its proper destination may have resulted in
serious disappointment, both to tho sender
and the intended recipient.
Wednesday night six of the winter resi
dents of Riverside, on theOcklawaha river,
took their departure for their old homos hi
Indiana. As usual on such occasions in the
country, a large number of the friends and
acquaintances of the departing [Dirties
fathered at the lauding to say good-by.
he boat, when on schedule time, reaches
Riverside at 10 o’clock, but on this particu
lar night the Marion was delayed, and did
not arrive until 1 o’clock iu the morning.
Making the best of a bad situation, a big
pine knot was kindled, a violin produced,
and dancing begun, which was kept upuntil
the boat arrived. It was one or tho most
enjoyable dances ever given in that section,
and was indulged in by some forty or more
of the ladies and gentlemen.
An English Woman’s Experience as a
Drawing-Room Debutante.
An English lady who recently had tlie
honor to be presented at court writes to the
Pall Mall Gazette a rather interesting ac
count of her experience. She says: At all
ordinary parties it is fashionable to come in
late; when royalty entertains it is the cor
rect thing to arrive before you are invited,
and therlonger you are in wait ing tlie great
er ia presumed to be your loyalty. When the
Queen announces her reception at 3 o’clock
you ought to be already in your carriage at
1:30, sitting outside the palace until the
royal door is opened. An an eager crowd of
sightseers throng all approaches, it is a little
trying to sit qn liour or so with a line of
noses pressed against the carriage windows,
while an ever-falling shower of criticisms on
“’er dress” assails the ear. When further
remarks about “’er ’ead” are added, one
feels the criticisms are more personal than
Our moment of triumph comes, however,
nt last, when the barrliis are withdrawn
and the carriage dashes through the arch
way, followed by eager eyes that would fain
penetrate the unknown wonders bidden tie
hind that dull, impassive front of palace
wall. As the carriage vanishes from public
view it enters an inner court, formal and
cheerless, save for the bright coats of a
troop of household cavalry ou guard. As
we drive under the portico the royal beef
eaters stand ready to open the huge doors,
and a few policemen make them scire useful.
The low roofed ball we enter is supported by
pillared arches, but it, has a gloomy, cellar
like feeling in spite of its rich decoration.
Along one side runs the cloak-room, where a
number of elderly and
are ready to take our wraps and fold up our
nine feet of trains into a manageable bundle
to be carried afeout until required. From the
hail we ascend a long, st raight staircaso to
the corridor above, where officials stand in
gold-embroidered raiment and require our
passport to the realms of social bliss. I give
u card six inches square, on which niv name
is "writ large,” aud is received in deferential
silence. I sweep my robes along the gallery
through the ballroom, with its scarlet and
gold, all deserted, and then into the flint
state drawing-room, which looks out with a
row of stately windows into the palace
gardens. Here stand about . 100 women
dressed in court attire, and fresh arrivals
swell the number every minute. Between
this apartment and the one in which the
queen receives are four sfate-rpqmsm filled
with other ladies waiting to appncfriv'ft.her
majesty. Newcomers nave Mnkbq'ue'utly
plenty of time before them, and, they Com
pose themselves to admire and criticise the
brilliant crowd.
The first impression of a bevy of vrorffen in
court costume is one of great, rtegaircO. The
uniformity in the dressing of the hair, With
ostrich plumes anil veils, gives a, special
character to the scene. Young gifts pres
ented for the first time look out wittLwon
dering eyes from their masses of white tulle
and feathers. I notice three sweet faces,
all following one majestic mother and load
ing tho air with the fragrance of three huge
bouquets of lilies. One personage has a gown
and train of blue satin, covered with a bold
embroidery of gold thread, which has some
how strayed away from Japanese screens.
Mrs. Osborne Morgan is in red velvet. The
uchess of Leeds displays of tiara of daz
zling brilliants. Lady Gwendoline Ramsden
wears a pretty train of gray brocade, woven
with yellow flowers ami trimmed with yel
low feathers. The general coloring of dresses
is peculiar this year.. Tints of mauve and
esthetic pink arc in a decided majority.
Fabrics of woven gold and silver abound
and look magnificent. Mrs. Henry Brassey
a pears in one of t hese—a handsome black
brocade with golden flowers. Mrs. John
Holland wears a cream satin, also stiff with
golden threads, and charmingly contrasted
with a train of dark green velvet. Mrs.
Gilford carries a splended bouquet of
orchids, matching all the tints of the mauve
brocade which forms her train.
of this is charming. Mrs. Raikes in white,
with a satfron-eolored train, attracts notice.
One of the pretkeSt women wears a simple
gown of cream brocade and no diamonds.
Several oeople asked one another her name.
I heard she was Mrs. Arnold Royle.
The usual hour of wating passed pleas
antly. The sun showed through the tall win
dows, lighting up the goklen heads and
flashing jewels of the crowd, while blazing
fires cheered us as doors were throwu open
by the gentlemen in-arms aud we passed
from room to room. These singular beings,
with their brass helmets of fire-brigade
pattern and tall, white plumes, seem a relic
of regency dayß, and would lie more in
harmony with the boon companions of the
Baronet of Rurldygore than the beefeaters
in their soft Tudor dress. Towards 4 o'clock
we gained the room next the queen’s pres
ence. “Now, my deal - , collect your miud
-and hold your fan properly.” I heard a
mother whisper to her daughter, who was
confessing io another debutante that she felt
“awfully frightened,’’ Still she Lire up.
From this room we march out one by one,
with train stretched far behind us, into the
royal presence. The moment is not pleas
ant ; there seems so much millinery and so
little individuality. Tails and plumes have
it all their own way, and the woman is
overlooked. As one enters the throne room,
the Queen stands out conspicuous in her
diamond crown, the bread blue ribon of the
Garter crowning her breast. Tlie clear voice
of the I> ird Cliaml sir lain calls out < air’s mime,
and at that instant the first courtesy should
be mad". The Queen return eu each saluta
tion kindly, though she looks tired. By her
side stands the Princess of Wales, in gray
satin, with a groat diamond star over her
brow, ihio hows somewhat stifily, as if she
knew her duly and was prepared to do it.
I‘riir-ess Christian claims the next courtesy,
and acknowledges it with scant attention.
Then the ihichess of Albany iu black excites
peculiar interest, as she returns sweetly our
reverence. Below her stand the two young
daughters of the Princess of Wales,
to one another, vet attentive to acknowledge
salutations, while their father watches over
them, nnd, cheery as ever, waves the last
adieu to the disappearing train. This was
the merry end of the royal Hue.
The ordeal is over. Gathering up our
Tobes, we hare a pie went ohat wife fnenen
In the picture-gallery, where so many of the
masterpieces of Dutch art waste theinaelvw
on indifferent lieholderx. People look more
graceful now they ore quite at cose, nnd the
presence of the diplomatic light brigade
adds fresh color and picturesque costumes
to the itceua, The Greek uiiuriten weora a
short petticoat of blui velvet, which stands
out like a penwiper over large gaiters of
woven gold. Such a dress must cost a
fortune. The bishop of St. Albans is deftly
steering about, fearful of his snowy sleeve*
and chatting gaily to hi acquaintance. A
girl’s dress that pleased mo fell straight
from the shoulder almost without a fold,
ai:d was painted with long linos or roses. A
tall, graceful woman in a brocade of pink
and silver thread was talking to a lovely
girl in white tulle, covered with a tram of
Stile golden circles The wearers anfl the
dresses were alike bewitching. I noticed
Lady Chelmsford, Lady Claud Hamilton
and Lady Cadogan wearing plentiful diS/-
monda. At the end of the picture-gallery one
could see through an archway the line still
I loosing into the Queen's presence, trailing
their tremendous trains. Borne modistes
make the underdress quite short. This is a
grave mistake, as and light is visible be
tween skirt and train . rJ tho effect is bod.
The skirt should lie tong enough to support
nnd meet the train. Two tall, handsome
girls wore yellow dress** and trains of
mauve, with yellow Stripes. These were
well made and gracefully worn, but still I
could not quite like them. Only one dross
was really hideous, It was mustard yellow,
covered with a royal blue train. “Makes
one feel a little poorly,” was a chance re
mark I caught. Among the crowd one soon
learns to contrast the cool, easy manner of
women who are u-**.l to breath the atmos
phere of courts with the raw, wondering
air of debutantes from the country and the
uneasy fidgets of tho city folk.
Soon after I passed the Queen she retired,
wearied with the endless procession. It is
now 5 o’clock, and tlie crowd is dispersing
fast; already the gallery looks deserted. An
irresistible longing arises for afternoon tea,
and we, too. vanish down the staircase.
Easily we find our cloaks, but to get one’s
carriage is another matter. So we sit in the
cellar-like hall iu an icy draft, hearing
every carriage called but our own, and
observe the ijcefentors, whose manners are
aa archaic as their costume of office. Child
ren of nature these, to whom the stiff habits
of modern service are unknown. Unmoved
by the presence of peer or peeress, two of
them are discussing with unabated breath
the nineteenth-century substitute for nut
bflown ale. When tired of this subject I
change my seat, ami my ears are then as
sailed by elaborate ideas of an other stal
wart servitor on an invention of his own
for getting carriages up without the delays
of “them perlice.” As I wait and shiver I
heartily wish he had an opporttmity of
showing his talents. While he warms to his
subject a cracked voice bawls my name, and
I am whirled away.
1558 Brought cm Street.
TT'ACH and every article mentioned below we
I j are convinced are the rarest bargains ever
offered in this or any other market. We do not
offer them as baits, nor limit each customer’s
purchase to hire yon in. Our intention is only
to show an economizing public that these ex
emplify the many inducements our establish
inent is crowded with.
150 yards Cream White Egyptian Lace Eloutie
ings, worked, 45 inches deep, at the remarkable
price 75c. per yard.
2ft dozen Ladies’ White HO-hone Corset, ele
gant model, 5-hook reinforced clasps aud extra
long, the Lest “oc. corset in the world.
!>0 dozen Children’s Extra Brilliant Lisle
Ribbed Hose, black mid colored, all sizes, 35c.
per pair; regular value for Vse.
12ft dozen Ladies’!■ me White Linen Handker
chiefs, size 14'..>X't<;i inches, genuine jy-inch
hemstitch, only 10c each: worth fully 25c. each.
L 5 dozen Cents’ regular made Balbriggan
Undervests, sizes 31 to 44, only ?2aboxtAadoz.);
worth at gents' furnishers $3
1.000 yards elegant 27-inch wide Check Nain
sooks and Novelty Lace Stripe Wliit e Goods, iV.
per yard; dry goods houses ask 16c. tor same
900 White Swiss Embroidered Dress Rohes,
each containing 10 yards material and 0 yards
trimming, at I>o, $4; cheap at one-third
40 dozen Ladies’ Muslin Chemise, handsomely
trimmed with Torchon lace nnd Cambric edge;
the bent 50c. article in the States.
120 dozen liadios' Jersey-fittiug Gauze Under
vesrs, the best finished goods in America, at 35c.
and 50c. Give them a trial.
300 sets Ladies' White Linen Collars and Cuffs
at 15c.; conceded a bargain for 25c.
12 pterea “-inch wide, all silk, White Block
Pattern Sash Ribbons, only 50c. yard; regular ?1
200 dozen Infant's Corded and Embroidered
Mull Caps, in scull and Normandy styles, at 25c.,
35c., 50c. The richest novelties and grandest
values in this city.
Leading House for Gloves.
Ladies can tie heard on every side proclaiming
tho virtues of our line of (Moves and Mitts, uni
versnlly acknowledging we excel in colors, lit,
and low prices.
275 pairs ti length ladies’ Tan lisle Jersey
Gloves only 15c. pair.
325 pairs 6.length Ladies’ Black and Tans
Brilliant Lisin Gloves only 26c. a pair; worth
fully 50c.
floO pairs fl leugth Todies’ Black, Tar- and
Gray Pure Silk Jersey Gloves, stitched lweks.
only 60c. pair; cannot be duplicated elsewhere
under 75c.
500 pairs B length Ladies’ Pure Silk Lace Mitts,
in all the desirable shades, only 250.; cheap even
at 50c.
SOO Pairs fi length extra fine Silk Jersey Mitts
only 50c., in all tlie latest hues. Competitors are
crying big bargain (for them) at 75c.
SOO pairs t niidren’sLace and .Jersey Silk Mitt*
from 25c. upwards.
Elegant line of novelties in Ladies' Km
broklercJ Silk Jersey Glovm. To buy gloves and
not see, ours you’ll mis* it every time.
Parasc! Headquarters.
In our Parasol Deportment of 50 feet tong wo
have clustered the largest and only complete
line of these goods in Savannah. We can sup
ply from the smallest child to tne most fastidi
ous w oman. To look elsewhere is to waste time,
for we have what others have, and more be
100 pieces Child's 14-inch Light Pattern Sateen
Parasols 85c.: cheap for 50c.
50 pieces Child's l finch fine Satlne Parasols
only COc.; cheap for 75c.
86 pieces Isuliee' Pure Twilled uu* Parasols
only sl.
300 pieces Ladies’ 20-incb Colored Sateen Para
sols only 50c and 75c,
lift Ladles' 2: inch lO rlh Satin CoacUltigsonly
Si 85; all colors.
75 pieces Ladles' 20 Inch Black Satin Parasols,
trimmed with 4-ineh drop silk lace, lined various
colors, only S3 each.
5,000 fidfv other designs awl makes of Para
sols for Ladles and Children that stand un
equaled in prices and quality. •
The Cheapest-Millinery.
* 10,000 the latest uutrlninuwl shades in Black,
White. Colored, Canton and Milans at 25c., 35c.
aud 60c.
50 dozen Children's Trimmed School Huts,
broad rim sailors and shapes, at 3V:. and 36c.
850 cast s Boys’ Straw Hats, every one a bar
gain. at. 10c., 15c., 8.V.. Bfte.. 50c.
Hundreds aad hundreds of shapes in fine leg
horn. Milans and Novelty Ktraws to suit every
child and lady. Prices way below others.
Trimmed Millinery in
G-rund Variety.
Mattings at Bargain Prices.
P. 8. —Send In your orders; they will receive
prompt and careful nUeuUou.
DRY coons.
Few Words But Solid Facts
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday Next,
April the 28th, 29th and 30th.
Grand Combination Sale of the Following Desirable Goods:
Ist, One lot of Fine hand-made Torchon and Fancy Laces,
worth all the- way up from 15c. to 25c., at the uni
form price of 10c.
2d. One lot of fine very wide Embroidery, regular price
from 40c. up to 75c., at the uniform price of 25c.
3d. One lot comprising twenty different styles of handsome
Ladies 1 Colored Border Handkerchiefs, six for 25c.
4th. One lot of Assorted Alpaca, Silk and Satin Parasols, at
39c., 49c., 98c., $1 19 and $1 95.
sth. One lot of nice Corsets, no better sold anywhere at
50c., at only 33c,
6th. One lot of very fine Corsets, they are odd sizes of vari
ous qualities, which we have been selling at 75c., SI,
$1 25 and $1 50, we offer the entire lot at the uni
form price of 50c.
7th. One combination lot of Fans, ranging in value at 15c.,
20c., 25e., 35c. and 50c., at the uniform price of 9c.
On Monday Next, May 2d.
5,000 yards Figured Nuns’ Veiling at - * 3c
3.500 yards Yard-Wide Sateen, worth 12 l-2c., at - 5c
5,000 yards Victoria Lawns, worth 12 l-2c., at 6 l-4c
2.500 yards Seersuckers, worth 10c., at - - 6 l-2c
2,000 yards Fancy Dress Ginghams, worth 12 l-2c., at 6 l-2c
5,000 yards Best Solid Black Calico, worth Bc., at -3 3-4 c
1,000 Marseilles Spreads, extra large & heavy, worth $3, at 98c
In Addition Thereto
We will sell during this entire time our entire Dress Goods
Stock at positively one-half of former prices.
Is brimful of New aud Choice Bargains. We especially invite
you to examine the Immense Bargains we offer in Boys’ Cloth
ing, Ladies’ Muslin Underwear and Jerseys at 33c., 43c., 60c.,
78c. and 95c.
Our Entire Stock at Cost.
No Old Goods, All New and Desirable.
In order to reduce our stock before enlarging our
store, and making other attractions, we must close
out the entire stock. All goods are marked at cost and
in plain figures.
■ -'■ 1 '■ .A. 1 . 1 . . . ... f. L'L.. . i. .. .lu
TBUEBLC k. tiu ebluk trueblul
On the market, we, therefore, take this method of informing
the public that the very best chew the
Greimine True Blue!
Each plug of which is labeled with an oval blue tag with
the name of Manufacturers:
S. W. VENABLE & CO., Petersburg, Va.
Can be had from the following well-known and Responsible Dealers:
HENRY BISMKEN, BE cor. of Bay and East Broad; .John Reims, Screven Ferry dock; John H
Entelmun, SE cor. Brouphtou and East Broad: Henry Fchrenkamp, SE cor President, and
Reynolds; M. Entelman, Arnold and South Broad; M. Kntelman, Cleburne and Randolph; John
Oefken, Reynolds and Jackson; M. McCarty. Perry and Randolph; John (irimtn. NE Wheaton and
Randolph; Claus Oerkoti, Wheaton, opp. Dale, Dixon A ('•>.; Harms & Meyer, Liberty und Ran
do ph; Em. Eiehhoiz, Liberty and Wheaton; Coni. Asendorf, NW Liberty and East Broad; Mrs.
('. Werner. Hull and Price; J. F. Schwiebert, 8E Price and York lane; J. H. Lange, N W Price and
York lane; J. D. Helniken, NW Cborltou and East Broad: J. M. Asendorf, 8W Charlton and East
Broad; A. H. Entaiman, Price and Charlton lane; Henry Precbt, Habersham and Charlton; M. W
Suiter, Price and Taylor; John Kuck A (Jo., Taylor and East Broad: M. Egan. Mercer and Hun
tingdon; Martin Ifelmken, NE South Broad and Rust Broad; Wm. F. Reid, Druggist, 8W South
Broad and East, Broad; Fred Weasels, Huntingdon and Price; Robert Barbour, Price and Hull; J.
D. Harms, llolton and C. L. R. R. Junction; P. It. Scbucneirian. Bolton and East Broad; J. H
Wilder, New Houston and Lincoln; (reo. Ilenken, Bull and Andcnon; Mrs. A. Kaiser, White IJlutT
road and First avenue; A. Quint A Bro.. Lovers lane, John Moyer, Lovers lane; (Jen. Dieter. Jr.,
Waters road, near Lovers lane; John Murken, Thnndeibolt road, beyond Tull Hate; P. Patterson,
White HlutT road; P. J. Higgins, Middle (iround rood; Stepliou Manor, Middle Ground road;
Henry Bleyert, White Bluif road; Heo. Witle, Montgomery and Anderson; Lubn& Garnet, Puffy
and west Broad: H. F. Kramer, New Houston and West Broad: J'\ H. Haar. Bolton and West
Broad; T. F. Malloy, Gwinnett and West Broad; C. It. Motisees, Huntingdon mid West Broad;
A. Quint. Drayton and Perry; Win. It. D. Briellng, Jetferson and York lane: J. U. Finn & Bro.. NW
Huntingdon and West Broad; Win. Die.ru, Minis and West Broad: Fred Asendorf. Minis mid Tatt
nall: l' J. H. Wcet jen it Bro., Wayne and Jefferson; J. A. Frutas, Barnard und York lane; .). 11.
Helmkon, Whitaker and Sontli Broad lane; Ben (Jails, Whitaker and Liberty lone: Ham .t Haar,
Drayton and State; V. B. Reid, Druggist, Aliereom nod Jones; R Palmer, Bull and Broughton
lane; R. Palmer. Jefferson and Duffy; John Kuek, Drayton and Jones lane; E. J. KlciTer, Drug
gist, West Broad and Stewart; J. 1). Motisees, Roberts, e.car West. Broad; J. K. Lnbs, Sims und
Purse; (ieo. Ncbrod.T, Little Jones and Purse; J. (J. Zeigler, Little Junes and Huerard; Frank
Buhner, Sim* ami Lumber: Gdrkeu Bros., Wllßon and (Jnorurd; Hooker Bros., Little Jones mid
West Broad; (Jeo. Kuek, West Broad and Perry lane. J. F. Tletjen, West Broad and New Street;
tjeo. Welbroek. Walnut and Harrison; Clins. Orslek, pine and Ann; Win. Voders, Pine mid I'M mi;
H Kenken. Ann und Bryan: D. Entelmmi. NW Bay and West Broad; F. H. Jaeliens, NE Bin- ami
West Broad; J. P. Dally, 8W Mill and Farm: Heo. Elders, NW Mill and Farm: H. Reuben, Indian
and Farm: J. M. MischolT, Kivermid Farm; Win. Brown, Brvan near Jefferson; Mrs. Duffy, Bt.
Julian and Houston: J. H. Van Newton, corner Anderson and Lincoln; Philip Banders, White
Bluff rood; Mrs. F. Kriote, White Bluff road.
M. MENDEL & BRO., Sole Ag’ts,
B. F. McKenna & Cos.
Reliable Dry Goods.
The latest Novelties la Foreign'and Domestic
Black and Colored Silks, Black Cashmeres
Silk Warp Henriettas
Mourning Goods a Specialty,
Housekeepers’ Goods.
A els of the best manufacture, and selectai
especially with view to durability. Counter
panes and Table Spreads, Cotton She uum
Shirtings and Pillow Casings in all the best
Regularly made French and English Hosiery for
Ladies and Children. Balbriggan Hosiery; Gen
tlemen's and Boys' Half Hose; Ladies' Black
Silk Hosiery.
Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Linen Handkerchiefs
in a great variety of fancy prints, and full lines
of hemstitched and plain hemmed White Hand
Gentlemen's Laimdried and Unlaundried
Shirts, Boys’ Shirts, Gentlemen's Collars and
Cuffs, Ladies’ Collars and Cuffs.
CORSETS.-—lmported aud Domestic, in great
variety, and in the most graceful and health
approved shapes.
VESTS.—Ladies’, Gentlemen's and Children’s
Vests, in Spring and Summer weights.
PARASOLS.—The latest novelties in Plain
and Trimmed Parasols.
ORDERS.—AII orders carefully and promptly
executed, and the same care and at tention given
to the smallest as to the largest commission.
Samples sent free of charge, and goods guaran
teed to be fully up to the quality shown in
Sole Agents for McCall’s Celebrated BAZAJS
sent post free on receipt of price aud measure.
Telephone No. 401.
Caps, Caps, anil Sun Bonnets,
Normandy Caps, Nurses’ Caps, /
Shirred Caps, Corded Bonnets,
Lace Caps, Embroidered Bonnets
Embroidered Caps, Cambric Bonnets,
Pique Caps, Pique Bonnets.
French Caps, Ruffled Bonnets,
Mull Caps, Insertion Corded,
Bonnets made to order.
4.-3 Stylos to Select from.
Mrs. K. Power,
South Florida Railroad.
Central Standard Time.
ON and after SUNDAY, March 30, 1887, train!
will arrive and leave as follows;
•Daily. tDaily except Sundays. IDaily ex
cept Mondays.
Leave Sanford for
Tainpa and way
stations *F10:30 a m and *T 4:40 p m
Arrive at Tampa *j 3:40 p m aud *1! 8:50 pin
Returning leave Tam
pa at *5 9:30 a m and *T 8:00 p m
Arrive at Sanford... *i| 2:30 p m and *3 1:00 a m
Leave Sanford for Kissimmee aud
way stations at + 5:00 p m
Arrive at Kissimmee at t 7:00 p m
Returning leave Kissimmee + 6:25* m
Arrive at Sanford ...'. t 8:20 am
* Steamboat Express.
*V*Vest India Fast Mail Train.
Lv Bartow Junction. 11:35 am, 2:10 and 7:15 p rr.
Ar Bartow 13:33, 3:10 and 8:15 p m
Returning Lv Bar
tow. . 9:60 am, 12:50 and 5:30 p m
Ar Bartow Junction 10:50 am, 1:40 and 6:30 p m
Operated by the South Florida Railroad.
•Leave Bartow for Pemberton Ferry __
and way stations at 7:15 a m
Arrive at Pemberton Kerry at fl: 4' a m
•Ret urning leave Pemberton Ferry at.. 5:25 p m
Arrive at Bartow at 8:25 p m
JLeave Pemberton Ferry ' : 2? am
Arrive Bartow 11:35 p m
tLeave Bartow 1:10 p m
Arrive Pemberton Ferry B:lspm
Leave Sanford for Lake
Charm and way sta
tions +10:15 a mend St to pm
Arrives Lake Charm.... 11:45 am and 6:4opm
Leave Lake Charm 6:00 a m and 12:30 p m
Arrives at Sanford 7:40 a maud 2:10 pm
Connect* fit Sanford with the Sanford and
Indian River Railroad for Oviedo and points
Lake Jesup, with the People’s Line and Deß**"}
ltaya Merchants’ Line of steamers, and J 1 .ana
K. W. Ry. for Jacksonville and oU intermediate
points oil the St. John's river, and with strainer*
lor Indian river and the Upper St. John s.
At Kissimmee with steamers for Fort* layers
and Bosslngernad points on Kissimmee river.
At Pemberton FeiTy with Florida
Railway for all point* North and 'Vest, ana at
Bartow with the Florida Southern Railway lor
Fort Meade and points South.
Connect* at Tampa with steamer "Margaret
for Palma Sola, Braldentown, Palmetto, Mana
tee aud all points on Hillsborough and l ami
Buys. ~ ......
Also, with the elegant mail steamships
cotto” and•• Whitney," of the Plant Steamship
Cos., for Key West and Havana. . .
Through tickets sold at all regular stations
point* North. East and West.
Baggage checked through. , , _
Passengers for Havana can leave Saniora
Limited West India Fast Mail train at
(stopping only at. Orlando, Kissimmee, Bart
Junction, Lakeland and Plant City). TumJ'. ,
Thursday and Saturday, connecting same e
ing with steamer at Tam pa- f
General Freight aigl Ticket Agent,_
RUBBER BED PANS. Air Cushion*, Air
lows. Hot Water Bottles, lee Bag*. Rubber Clot*
and Bandages, at ____

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